Eight In Running For TVs In N.J., Del.

Eight applicants have met the initial criteria to bid for two full-power TV station licenses. The FCC on Thursday released the status of short-form applications in the upcoming auction of VHF licenses for Atlantic City, N.J., and Seaford, Del. Neither state had a full-power VHF licensee after the June 2009 DTV transition. Federal law requires each state to have at least one.